Shawn Ikpa launched Castletop Logistics in July. His team of about 100 drivers delivers packages for Amazon.
TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. — When Amazon opened its new Tonawanda Delivery Station, a Western New York veteran decided to start a new career by forming an Amazon Delivery Service Partner team, and it's a family affair.
The Ikpa family launched Castletop Logistics in the middle of the COVID pandemic and now employs about 100 people.
Castletop provides services for Amazon. It's a third-party contractor, and it gets packages from the Tonawanda Delivery Station to your door. Every day, the drivers pick up packages and spend about ten hours delivering them. They just started doing this in July.
Shawn Ikpa previously worked for Amazon corporate. Before that he was in the military.
He wanted to start a family business, so his dad and brother relocated with him from the Atlanta area to Buffalo …